Cree shifts lighting-class LED expectations to 100+ lumens

Date Announced: 27 Oct 2009

DURHAM, N.C. — Cree, Inc. (Nasdaq: CREE), a market leader in LED lighting, is redefining expectations of lighting-class LEDs with the addition of new 100+ lumen XLamp® XP-C LEDs to the company’s line of XLamp LEDs. This addition shifts Cree’s entire XLamp portfolio of lighting-class LEDs into the 100+ lumen range, at 350 mA.

“Cree is redefining lighting-class LEDs yet again,” said Paul Thieken, Cree marketing director, LED components. “Customers now expect high-volume 100 lumen parts, and the Cree XLamp family delivers more than 100 lumens at 350 mA with the addition of these new XLamp XP-C LEDs.”

XLamp XP-C LEDs are available in cool white with up to 107 lumens at 350 mA. Warm white XP-C LEDs are available up to 80 lumens at 350 mA. XLamp XP-C LEDs are ideally suited for applications requiring high-performance, lower-priced lighting-class LEDs. They are available in ANSI-compatible chromaticity bins for cool and neutral white and in the industry’s smallest ANSI-compatible warm white bins.

About Cree
Cree is leading the LED lighting revolution and setting the stage to obsolete the incandescent light bulb through the use of energy-efficient, environmentally friendly LED lighting. Cree is a market-leading innovator of lighting-class LEDs, LED lighting, and semiconductor solutions for wireless and power applications.

Cree’s product families include LED fixtures and bulbs, blue and green LED chips, high-brightness LEDs, lighting-class power LEDs, power-switching devices and radio-frequency/wireless devices. Cree solutions are driving improvements in applications such as general illumination, backlighting, electronic signs and signals, variable-speed motors, and wireless communications.

Contact
Michelle Murray Cree, Inc. Corporate Communications (919) 313-5505 michelle_murray@cree.com

E-mail:michelle_murray@cree.com

Web Site:www.cree.com/press/press_detail.asp?i=1256132647763

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